So Hot This Week: Feb 24
Zeahorse launch the first single ’20 Nothing’ from their forthcoming third record with support from White Dog and Snape. Botany View Hotel, Newtown, Saturday 24 Feb, 8.00pm, free
Mardi Gras Season is here baby and Sunday sessions will be alive this week at the Landsdowne. For the 40th Anniversary edition, Snatch and Grab will be presenting this free warm-up arvo party so you can enjoy loads of sparkly treats and the best tunes from the ladies behind the decks. The Lansdowne Hotel, Chippendale, 5.00pm, free.
In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein charges, sexism across the arts and entertainment industry quickly rose to become one of the hottest topics of 2017. Many of us have been engaging in discussions in small groups and online but the question remains, #metoo, but what next? Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room, Bennelong Point, Monday 26 Feb, 6.00pm, $25.
Artist Deborah Kelly is calling on feminists to help build her action for International Women’s Day as part of Artspace’s 52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS. To prepare her action, Kelly is inviting people who identify as feminist to join her for a brainstorm to isolate seven pressing concerns facing feminism. Armed with this collective knowledge, Kelly will produce seven artworks to use in her action and will be available for everyone to use and share. Artspace Sydney, Woolloomooloo, Tuesday 27 Feb, 6.00pm, free. (pictured)
Black Divaz goes behind the glitz, glamour and hot glue guns of the inaugural Miss First Nation pageant. This intimate behind-the-scenes look offers an insight into each contestant as they talk candidly about what brought them to this glittering stage. The screening will be followed by a Q&A and an Australian Showcase Party in Gold Class. Mardi Gras Film Festival, Event Cinemas George St, 28 Feb, 6.30pm, $17-30.
The Rogues are back at the famous The Red Rattler Theatre for a fearlessly rainbow-flavoured edition of The Bedlam Cabaret, presented as part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival. Red Rattler, Marrickville, 28 Feb, 7.00pm, $29-39 + bf
Next up in Harry’s series of next level free parties, they welcome the Swedish DJ / producer famed for his popular and very emotive take on Lo-Fi house – DJ Seinfield! Harpoon Harry, Surry Hills, Friday 2 March, 9.00pm, free.
BOYTHiNG is back honeys and teaming up with HOUZE just in time for MARDI PARDI. An unashamed affair for the fancy-free, the fabulously femme-positive, the feint-at-heart, a chance clique to let your oddities come out… and they’ve got DISCO fever. It’s time to get covered in glitter and party the night away in a house and disco extravaganza. The Flinders, Darlinghurst, Friday 2 March, 9.00pm.